A “programmer competency matrix.” http://sijinjoseph.com/programmer-competency-matrix/ I like the reading lists in there.
Free source code hosting. Years ago, I was trying to decide between Subversion, Mercurial, and Git. I liked Mercurial because it was written in Python. I created a Mercurial code hosting account at Bitbucket. Git won the version control wars. Subversion is now considered evil by the cool kids, and you don’t hear much about […]
http://westmarch.sjsoft.com/2013/06/pythia/ I was not able to “get it” over the years – because it changed about every 10 minutes. Buy a book – and it was obsolete before it was printed. The only other Python fiasco was the Python 3 / 2.x breaking stuff. It’s still slowly being resolved. Meanwhile – Ruby has gems – […]
This is the kind of pain and goofiness I went through for several years trying to get Python web apps up and running on one cheap web hosting provider. Ended up only using PHP with that hosting service – and the only problem then was that their version of PHP was pathetically out of date. […]
This guy kind of reminds me of me. http://www.infoq.com/presentations/iOS-development I’m not intimidated. I know enough of C and C++ to work with this. The problem will be getting familiar with the standard libraries and the XCode IDE. Interesting to see the Smalltalk lineage to Objective-C. The presenter, Phil Nash, has authored a C++ unit testing […]